• Sugar Grove seeks members for committees

    SUGAR GROVE—The village of Sugar Grove is currently seeking members for the Plan Commission/Zoning Board of Appeals, the Board of Police and Fire Commissioners, and the Sugar Grove Police Pension Fund.

    • Posted May 14, 2011
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  • The path to living well

    ELBURN—Elburn resident Tracey Marut passed away in September after a 10-year battle with colon cancer, but not before she made a big contribution to a place that had done so much for her and her husband Dave.

    • Posted May 13, 2011
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  • Village considers TIF District around airport

    Officials hope infrastructure improvements will spur industrial growth Sugar Grove—The village of Sugar Grove hopes to jump start industrial development in Sugar Grove through the establishment of a TIF (Tax Increment Financing) District.

    • Posted May 13, 2011
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  • Kaneland junior goes to State for WYSE competition

    KANELAND—As someone who admits to never having any luck with playing sports, Kaneland High School junior Kayley McPhee caught a glimpse of the world of high school competition when she qualified to represent Kaneland at the World...

    • Posted May 13, 2011
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  • Cloat named Kane County Associate Educator of the Year

    KANELAND—A District 302 staff member has been recognized as an Educator of the Year in Kane County.

    • Posted May 13, 2011
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  • Boots for a cause

    Members of the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District took to the streets, routes 38 and 47 to be exact, last Friday in an effort to raise funds for the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance’s “I Am Me”...

    • Posted May 13, 2011
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  • Put a lid on it: recycle without being blown away

    Elburn—A group of Blackberry Creek subdivision resident-volunteers picked up 50 bags of refuse that had blown from recycling containers on just one clean-up day last weekend.

    • Posted May 13, 2011
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  • Feece honored for 37 years of service

    Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District Chief Kelly Callaghan presents Jim Feece with his name placard as well as a plaque commemorating 37 years as a Fire Protection District trustee on Monday.

    • Posted May 13, 2011
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  • Hall of Fame at KHS

    Sophomore Danielle McCormack receives her award from Principal Fantozzi during the 2011 Academic Achievement and Hall of Fame Awards on May 2 at the high school auditorium.

    • Posted May 13, 2011
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  • Elburn Chamber announces scholarship winners

    Elburn—Every year, the Elburn Chamber of Commerce hosts a Winter Dinner and Silent Auction.

    • Posted May 13, 2011
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  • Health Department conducts food-borne illness outbreak investigation

    Kane County—The Kane County Health Department, the Illinois Department of Public Health Laboratories, and other local health departments have reported a recent increase in Salmonella ser. Typhimurium in Northeastern Illinois.

    • Posted May 13, 2011
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  • Church news for May 13

    A look through this week's church news and events.

    • Posted May 13, 2011
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  • Past growth means change to village clerk

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday discussed changing the compensation of the village clerk from an hourly wage to a salary.

    • Posted May 13, 2011
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  • Residents want ‘speedway’ traffic to slow down

    Kaneville—Kaneville will be getting some new speed limit signs that show drivers’ speed in response to resident complaints about the main drag through town—Harter Road—becoming a speedway.

    • Posted May 12, 2011
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  • The wonderful Wizard of Oz

    The Wicked Witch of the West, played by Emily Grams, confronts Glinda (Kyra Trynoski) and Dorothy (Rachel Miller) in Kaneland Harter Middle School's production of “The Wizard of Oz” last Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Middle...

    • Posted May 12, 2011
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  • Softball grabs two victories after tough May stretch

    KANELAND—Welcome to the dog days of May. After losses to Morris, Sycamore, Yorkville and non-conference Elk Grove High School, the Lady Knights managed wins against Oswego East and Rochelle, situating themselves at 12-14 (3-6 NIB-12).

    • Posted May 12, 2011
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  • Knights boys track visits 93-year old friend

    STREAMWOOD, Ill.—Millenium Field housed some Kaneland boys track performances to take notice of on Friday.

    • Posted May 12, 2011
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  • Zick, Aguirre, Patterson lift girls track to third in NIB-12

    KANELAND—With top-tier finishes on Friday during Kaneland's venture into the first-ever Northern Illinois Big XII Conference girls track meet, what else could make it a memorable evening?

    • Posted May 12, 2011
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  • Soccer finishes second at KHS Classic, brandishes 11 wins

    KANELAND—Despite weather that could generously be described as “dumpy,” Kaneland High School soccer’s fortunes are heating up.

    • Posted May 12, 2011
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  • Baseball beats Sycamore, falls behind Morris in NIB-12

    KANELAND—Knights baseball (13-10, 9-5 Northern Illinois Big XII) saw itself making the most of its hits, in both wins and losses this week.

    • Posted May 12, 2011
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  • Guest editorial: A special thanks to our neighbors

    Two months ago, my wife, Cari, and I really didn’t know too many people in this small town called Elburn. I don’t think we realized just how great this community really is.

    • Posted May 12, 2011
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  • Letter: Enough already

    My name is Jim MacRunnels, and the Kane County portion of my tax bill has increased by over 6 percent.

    • Posted May 12, 2011
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  • Letter: Help us at annual Conley Farm Planting, Work Day

    This Saturday, May 14, is our annual spring event, "Planting Seeds of Hope."

    • Posted May 12, 2011
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  • Letter: Thanks to clean-up volunteers

    The Blackberry Creek Home Owner’s Association Board of Directors would like to thank all of the volunteers who showed up for our Community Clean-up Day on Saturday, April 30.

    • Posted May 12, 2011
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  • Elvin J. ‘Al’ Holdridge

    Elvin Jacob “Al” Holdridge, 86, of Maple Park, died Monday, May 2, at DeKalb County Rehab & Nursing Center, DeKalb.

    • Posted May 12, 2011
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  • Angelene W. Medernach

    Angelene W. Medernach, 55, of Jacksonville, Fla., passed away April 17. Daughter of John and Doskie (Jackie) Jackson, she was born in Vina, Ala. She was a loving mother and grandmother.

    • Posted May 12, 2011
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  • Local student participates in Summer STEM program at U.S. Naval Academy

    Phillip Cutsinger, a Kaneland High School student from Maple Park, will participate in the U.S. Naval Academy’s Summer STEM program.

    • Posted May 12, 2011
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  • Stroke, osteoporosis screenings come to Sugar Grove

    SUGAR GROVE—Residents living in and around the Sugar Grove community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture.

    • Posted May 11, 2011
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  • J.A. Air takes top spot on FBO survey

    SUGAR GROVE—In the world of aviation, earning a spot on Aviation International News' (AIN) survey of the top 40 fixed-base operator (FBO) facilities in the country is like winning the Super Bowl. Earning the No.1 spot on...

    • Posted May 8, 2011
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  • Krier takes 2nd place in Illinois Woman’s Press Association

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Krier came in second place in the annual Illinois Woman’s Press Association Communications Contest, with staff members taking home 12 individual awards.

    • Posted May 8, 2011
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  • LivingWell Cancer Center announces‘Living with Chronic Cancer’

    Geneva—Learn ways to cope with the physical and emotional effects of living with cancer during a Q&A session on Wednesday, May 11, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the LivingWell Cancer Resource Center.

    • Posted May 8, 2011
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  • Board changes code to allow for wine sales

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday voted 6-0 to amend the village Liquor Control Code, which will allow for the sale of wine during a seasonal market.

    • Posted May 7, 2011
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